MiAL Independent Exhibition – Capsule

Wednesday 8th April – Sunday 12th April

Embassy Tea Gallery, 195 – 205 Union Street, London SE1 0LN

Sarah Fortais – Non-Linear Narrative Sequence, £28

Wednesday 8th April – Sunday 12th April
Embassy Tea Gallery, 195-205 Union Street, London, SE1 0LN


from Made in Arts London

Opening Times: 
Wednesday – Saturday: 10 – 6pm
Sunday: 11 – 6pm

Private View: Wednesday 8th April, 6-9pm
RSVP Here: http://bit.ly/1AruG0w

Made in Arts London presents ‘Capsule’ our third annual independent exhibition showcasing art and design from UAL students and recent graduates. A curated collection of site specific creations, limited editions, fine art, design, video & performance pieces will be exhibited, including Made in Art London’s latest Spring/Summer 2015 Collection chosen by Kathleen Soriano, Dominic Wilcox and Natalie Brett.

‘Capsule’ is an exhibition celebrating the journey of our artists as they work towards their careers as creative practitioners, and the journey of Made in Arts London in supporting them to do so.  All the work on display will be available for sale, offering a unique platform to collect affordable art and design pieces from some of the emerging stars of London’s art scene, and the next generation of artists.

Performance Evening: Thursday 9th April, 6-8pm


Screening Morning: Saturday 11th April, 11-1pm


MiAL Talk: Emerging Artists – Navigating the Art World: Saturday 11th April, 3-5pm


For further information or to register your interest in any of the events above, email rosa@madeinartslondon.com

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About the Exhibition

Made in Arts London presents ‘Capsule’ an independent exhibition showcasing the ever developing journey of our emerging artists and designers.

Made in Arts London is a not-for-profit enterprise which supports and promotes art and design from University of the Arts London students and recent graduates. We encourage our artists to continue developing their work whilst offering them the advice, support and opportunities necessary to sustain their creative practice.

Our job is to spot the emerging talent coming from University of the Arts London and to provide a platform which nurtures this talent and allows for confidence, connections and creativity to flourish. We also facilitate our artists to build a strong foundation for their practice, building their confidence in selling and allowing them to discover the relevant market for their work. Made in Arts London also remains one of the only platforms that promote current students and recent graduates in the same capacity, accommodating helpful professional relationships to build between the students and graduates themselves.

Within Made in Arts London we believe that there is huge potential, not only from our incredibly talented artists and designers but also in what MiAL can offer all those involved within our journey.

An example of the journey that MiAL and our artists are on can be seen in Sarah Fortais; Sarah has been working with MiAL since we launched in 2012. Sarah has a fascinating background; originally from Ontario, Canada she studied for two years to become a plastic surgeon before changing her mind and coming to the UK to study MA Fine Art at Central Saint Martins. She has produced work in a vast range of mediums including photography, illustration, taxidermy, installation, performance and video. Her work has fluctuated between varying media throughout her time with MiAL but with each project her practice has become increasingly stronger whilst maintaining and progressing the key values and the fascinating dialogue that drives her work throughout. Now studying for her PhD at Slade, Sarah has already accrued a vast array of exhibitions, awards, scholarships, residencies and events within her short career and she no doubt that has a bright future ahead of her in the creative arts.

Sarah still regularly works with MiAL, and her imagery ‘Non-Linear Narrative Sequence’ has been used as the main image to promote this exhibition. Prints from this project will be available at the exhibition, along with a site specific installation, themed around 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Although ‘Capsule’ will showcase a wide range of work from a selection of MiAL Artists whose practices differ greatly from one another and who also represent the MiAL message and mission, Sarah’s journey so far embodies everything we encourage from our artists, and indeed everything we encourage in our own journey; a strong belief in self-empowerment and improvement, striving to achieve your goals, and promoting creativity in every aspect of life.

‘Capsule’ is Made in Art London’s third annual independent exhibition, and as a result we have curated a collection of work that showcases new work commissioned from some of our most successful artists, alongside MiAL limited editions and design favourites. There will also be a selection of video and performance pieces as well as works from the MiAL Spring/Summer 2015 collection launching in March; which will be selected by Kathleen Soriano, Natalie Brett and Dominic Wilcox.

Artists creating installation pieces:

Sylvia Moritz – Winner ‘Best of Year’ D&AD 2013, 1st Prize and People Choice Award of the ‘Find Your Voice’ competition by London Business School.
Katy Binks – shortlisted for the New Business Award for UAL Creative Enterprise Awards.
Libby Heaney – winner of IdeasTap innovators fund award, awarded the HSBC and Institute of Physics ‘Very Early Woman Physicist of the Year Award’ for physics research during her PhD and selected for the Lumen Prize top 100 2014.
Sarah Fortais – Longlisted for Signature Art Prize 2015Selected for the Catlin Guide 2014, Shortlisted for Nova Award 2013, and the White Square Award UAL 2013
Conall McAteer – Selected for FutureMap 13 and the Catlin Art Prize 2013.
Tess Williams – featured in a group show at The Griffin Gallery in West London and in Leicester for UK Young Artists showing at the Two Queens Gallery.

Participating Partners: 

Metro Imaging
Arts Council England

The role played by Made in Arts London is a vital one – helping to equip students for life outside academia through its programme of workshops, exhibitions and fairs; establishing those networks with peers and the art appreciating public which are a lifeline for those newly embarking on their artistic career.
Murray Macaulay
Christie’s Print Department

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Exhibiting Artists:

Adriana Krawcewicz, Alex Wood, Alexander Devereux, Anastasija Pudane, Anita Chowdry, Annalaura Masciave, Aphra O’Connor, Arnaud Meneroud, Bart Hajduk, Cally LatheyCharlotte Whitehead, Chloe Hope King, Christopher Simpson, Conall McAteer, Deniz Paran, Dimitri Yin, Dominika Świerad, Elizabeth Mackintosh, Emily Carter, Eugene LeeFiona Masterton, Fly Chen, Fredrik Andersson, Fru Kenworthy-Browne, Helen Wilson, Imogen Parry, Inga Loyeva, Isabella Pagnotta, James Rogers, Jazz Szu-Ying Chen, Jessica Proctor, Jessica Windhorst, Joseph Jackson, Katy Binks, Klaus is Koming, Lara Drnovsek, Laura Aldous, Leonid Dementiev, Libby Heaney, Lisa Hall, Liz Nehdi, Maggie Jingyun Shu, Meiko Kikuta, Mette Sterre, Miranda Sofroniou, Monica Alcazar-Duarte, Moonjung Song, Naomi Takeda, Olga Krasanova, Olly Fathers, Pamm Hong, Patcharakan (Mai) Vongprasert, Robbie Porter, Ronnie Chan, Rowan Ottesen, Saachi Mehta, Sabrina Shah Hakim, Saffie PluckSarah Fortais, Sarah ‘Kenikie’ Palmer, Simon Peters, Sylvia Moritz, Tess Williams, Victoria Batt, Ximena Escobar and Yana Zino.